Saturday, March 11, 2017

Socialism: Marking a Century of Death and Destruction

Richard Ebeling, Left Exposed

In the Soviet Union, not one corner of everyday life – its form, content, quality, or characteristics – was free from the control and determination of the all-powerful and all-encompassing socialist state. Its design and attempted implementation were truly “totalitarian.” Not one country that followed the Soviet revolutionary model in the hundred years after the Bolshevik Revolution in November 1917 practiced anything noticeably different in form or content............

Communism Has Reeked of Mass Murder

The entire history of communism in the twentieth century was that of tyranny, terror and torture. Not one country that followed the Soviet revolutionary model in the hundred years after the Bolshevik Revolution in November 1917 practiced anything noticeably different in form or content.........The idea of communism – the common sharing of productive property and its resulting output – is as old as the ancient Greeks and Plato’s conception of the ideal Republic in which the guardians all live and work in common under the presumption that a radical change in the social institutional setting will transform men from self-interested beings into altruistic servers to some defined needs of society as a whole..........

Changing Human Nature Needs a “Dictatorship of the Proletariat”..........

Thus, there had to be in place and in power a “revolutionary vanguard” of dedicated and clear seeing socialists who would lead “the masses” into the bright, beautiful future of communism. The institutional means of doing this, said Marx, is the “dictatorship of the proletariat.”.......

Socialist Economic Planning Equals Commanding People....

From Radical Revolutionary to Privileged Bureaucrat.........



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